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#Loans

# loans - Friday 19 April, 2019

Taoiseach says he didn’t realise his mortgage could be sold on by his bank when he took it out in 2003

In an interview with TheJournal.ie this week, the Taoiseach said he understood the intent behind Sinn Féin’s No Consent No Sale Bill.

# loans - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Councils no longer operating loan scheme to help struggling homeowners with repairs

There is a disparity across the country with some local authorities operating the schemes while others stopped years ago.

# loans - Monday 28 January, 2019

New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers

The new state lender aims to deliver 7,500 homes within five years.

# loans - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Mortgage-holders caught up in PTSB loan sale to be invited to tell of the turmoil it has caused

Sinn Féin’s finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty said a full committee session should be dedicated to the loan book sale.

# loans - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Calls for Dáil to be recalled after PTSB sell thousands of home loans to vulture fund

The bank sold its controversial Project Glas loan portfolio to a so-called vulture fund for around €1.3 billion.

# loans - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

PTSB sells thousands of home loan mortgages to vulture fund

A total of 7,400 are owner-occupier mortgages, while 3,300 are buy-to-let properties.

# loans - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago

In a recent review the bank found it did not have the right five years ago to raise the rate of interest for for these customers.

# loans - Friday 15 June, 2018

Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat'

High levels of household and public debt are also concerning, the Central Bank has said.

# loans - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

You can now view your own credit report for loans over €500

The register was formed as part of the EU/IMF bailout programme.

# loans - Saturday 24 February, 2018

PTSB chief refuses to appear before Finance Committee next week over loan sale

The bank recently announced it is to sell off a €3.7 billion portfolio of non-performing loans, including mortgages 14,000 private dwelling homes.

Dealing with a vulture fund - how these families have coped

With tens of thousands of mortgage holders potentially facing vulture funds, we spoke to some people who’ve been through it already.

# loans - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured

PTSB, which is 75% State owned, has been defending its plan to sell off a book of non-performing loans.

# loans - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'You're throwing people to the vulture funds': Government criticised for taking no action to halt PTSB loan sale

PTSB, which is 75% owned by the State, states it is selling off non-performing loans.

# loans - Monday 12 February, 2018

'I wouldn't want to go up against them alone': Vulture fund ramps up taking homeowners to court

Pentire Property Finance is a subsidiary of US investment giant CarVal.

# loans - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Irish Prison Service paid out €500k in loans to inmates over three years

The loans were given for a number of reasons, including the purchases of games consoles.

# loans - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin

The government is being accused of “kicking the can down the road” on education funding.

# loans - Friday 22 September, 2017

Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat

AIB was found to be in breach of the advertisers’ code.

# loans - Friday 14 April, 2017

'Why were only three bidders selected?': Call for investigation into Nama sale of Project Tolka

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath has called on the C&AG to investigate the sale of a Nama portfolio.

# loans - Monday 20 February, 2017

Bank of Ireland 'Fomo' loans for students branded as 'irresponsible'

The loans were only offered to a select number of students at Dublin City University.

# loans - Monday 9 January, 2017

'Out of the blue, we got a letter to say our loans had been sold to a vulture fund'

Housing has become the biggest issue for hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland.

# loans - Monday 2 January, 2017

'The Central Bank is in the dark' over how many business loans vulture funds own

Michael McGrath said that the situation was “incredible”.

# loans - Monday 25 July, 2016

Ireland's local authorities are over €4 billion in debt

Minister Simon Coveney says he doesn’t believe that any of the loans are unsustainable.

# loans - Thursday 9 June, 2016

New law to grant extra powers to allow the Siteserv inquiry get on with work

The ongoing investigation into the IBRC and the Siteserv deal has been held up by strict issues of legal confidentiality.

# loans - Friday 13 May, 2016

One of the country's top golf courses, Druids Glen, has gone into examinership

Druids Glen says despite the court proceedings it will be a case of “business as usual” at the course.

# loans - Thursday 25 February, 2016

# loans - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Football fans offered loans of up to €30,000 to pay for Euro 2016 trip

One TD has warned that the loans are reminiscent of “the economic euphoria” of the boom.

# loans - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

AIB is going to start paying back some of those billions to Ireland

Shareholders will vote today on a number of measures.

# loans - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

What on earth is this Siteserv story all about - and why is it back in the news?

Denis O’Brien, IBRC and an obsessive TD are all part of tangled web of controversy.

'Very good man' who stole almost €1.7 million from Credit Union jailed

The total net loss amounted to €453,300 as he was repaying debts he already had with the banks.

# loans - Friday 26 June, 2015

The IBRC gave A LOT of commercial borrowers really good interest rates

A parliamentary question has revealed that as many as 40% of commercial loans had interest rates of less than 2%.

# loans - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Jury in Sean FitzPatrick trial asked to return next Wednesday

The judge said there were “unforeseen matters” in the case.

# loans - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

# loans - Monday 6 April, 2015

'We will pay': Greece agrees to IMF loan repayment

The country’s finance minister has promised deep reform.

# loans - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Two men and two women in Clare charged over illegal money lending

The four were among a group of 11 people arrested in garda raids in 2013.

# loans - Monday 16 February, 2015

# loans - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece

The central bank will no longer accept Greek debt as collateral for loans.

# loans - Monday 5 January, 2015

What's the best credit rating score and how do you find out yours?

These are some of the most common questions house buyers ask.

# loans - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

# loans - Friday 31 October, 2014

SMEs will soon to able to access €800m from Ireland's newest bank

The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland is hoped to be up and running by the end of the year.

# loans - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Why the state's new investment bank will do little to help Irish SMEs

The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) will be open for business this week.

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